The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had WPF Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 159 158 192
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +34
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 13 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.66% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.69% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 19
Median daily rate £550 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £505 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +8.86%
WPF Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3241 4501 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.28% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2579 3541 4070
Median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 68 112
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) WPF
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) MVVM
4 14 (63.64%) Front Office
5 12 (54.55%) TDD
5 12 (54.55%) Banking
6 9 (40.91%) XAML
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 7 (31.82%) SQL
8 7 (31.82%) Fixed Income
9 6 (27.27%) WinForms
9 6 (27.27%) BDD
9 6 (27.27%) Reactive Extensions
9 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
10 5 (22.73%) Task Parallel Library
10 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (22.73%) Degree
10 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
11 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
11 4 (18.18%) WCF
11 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 4 (18.18%) DevExpress
11 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.09%) MS Access
5 1 (4.55%) Big Data
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) TeamCity
2 4 (18.18%) MSBuild
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) NCrunch
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (63.64%) Front Office
2 12 (54.55%) Banking
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) WPF
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) Reactive Extensions
3 6 (27.27%) WinForms
4 5 (22.73%) Task Parallel Library
5 4 (18.18%) WCF
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.09%) JMS
7 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (4.55%) LINQ
8 1 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Fixed Income
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (18.18%) Swaptions
4 3 (13.64%) Derivative
4 3 (13.64%) Equities
4 3 (13.64%) User Experience
5 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
6 1 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (68.18%) MVVM
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) BDD
3 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (4.55%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) XAML
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) DevExpress
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Infragistics
2 1 (4.55%) Sybase
2 1 (4.55%) Telerik
2 1 (4.55%) Teradata